Wiring To Plugs And Equipment

Older wiring had red insulation for the live line, black for the neutral line and green for the earth wire. Newer wires conform to a European standard. If you have a 13 amp plug with a fuse, the live wire may connect under or alongside the fuse. The neutral terminal (marked N) is at the … Read more

Wiring plugs

Probably the most common electrical job in the home is wiring a plug. It is crucial that the right core is fitted to the right terminal and that all connections are tight. Houses that have been wired or rewired in Britain since 1947 will be fitted with ring main circuits. These are continuous loops of … Read more